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06-29-20, 06:36 PM
Replies: 77
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Posted By nlerner

Oh, it’ll look fine: ...

Oh, it’ll look fine:

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06-21-20, 08:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 873
Posted By branko_76

rocks in head , the headset bearings are 5/32"....

rocks in head , the headset bearings are 5/32". The Raleigh service manual from 1971 states 25 bearings top and 25 bottom. My 1972 Super Course would only hold 24 bearings in the top race, but 25...
06-15-20, 08:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 873
Posted By polymorphself

I'm just here to see how the forks turn out.

I'm just here to see how the forks turn out.
06-03-20, 12:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 798
Posted By stardognine

Hey wait, I did grab a pic. And I gave up $5 for...

Hey wait, I did grab a pic. And I gave up $5 for a Blackburn rack. 😁...
05-27-20, 03:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,101
Posted By non-fixie

Shimano shifters, kept my cheap lawn mower alive...

Shimano shifters, kept my cheap lawn mower alive for another four seasons or so:

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05-21-20, 06:51 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,239
Posted By cudak888

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05-17-20, 04:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,598
Posted By droppedandlost

Turned my 86 Univega into a gravel bike. The only...

Turned my 86 Univega into a gravel bike. The only issue I ran into was the stock shifter didn't have enough friction to hold the RD over bumps. I put on 7 speed indexed Sunrace shifters and works...
04-30-20, 08:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 635
Posted By Bad Lag

Classic - it's a design or style; bike can be...

Classic - it's a design or style; bike can be new, as long as it is classic.

Vintage - refers to the year of manufacture;

Antique - term not used here; usually refers to things more than 50...
04-27-20, 03:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,241
Posted By alexihnen

^ Got me thinking there are likely some brightly...

^ Got me thinking there are likely some brightly colored Serottas out there that could look really nice. In fact, this Phinney Serotta is awesome. On eBay at $1,100 with Tricolor.

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04-25-20, 07:38 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,157
Posted By PilotFishBob

Apropos - Are we not irrational people? :)

Apropos - Are we not irrational people? :)
04-25-20, 07:25 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,157
Posted By rhm

All I can tell you is that N is an irrational...

All I can tell you is that N is an irrational number.
Replies: 22
Views: 1,220
Posted By Dolanarc1

Thank you guy's for the kind words on the bike, ...

Thank you guy's for the kind words on the bike,

Sorry, no documentation. I knew Harry from 1975 thru to his passing 2009, he was 92yr.
Harry was a great man who helped thousands of young bike...
Replies: 21
Views: 9,933
Posted By jaydee1943

I bought the 712 from the fellow in Anaheim,...

I bought the 712 from the fellow in Anaheim, Ralph Kolbush. It is in fact pristine.

I loved riding the Miyata except I am very used to the close spaced shifting of my more modern 9 and 10 speed...
04-05-20, 01:08 PM
Replies: 7,815
Views: 2,302,126
Posted By Schlafen

There's some stellar steel in this thread

There's some stellar steel in this thread
06-02-10, 03:29 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 38,664
Posted By Chombi

I guess the quad butting could result in a...

I guess the quad butting could result in a stiffer tubeset as it might place more steel farther down the tube, away from the lugs, but as some have mentioned, it could mean a slight weight penalty. I...
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